Rene Solis

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Everything We Know About Facebook's Secret Mood Manipulation Experiment

It was probably legal. But was it ethical?<p><i>Updated, 09/08/14</i><p>Facebook’s News Feed—the main list of status updates, messages, and photos you see when you open Facebook on your computer or phone—is not a perfect mirror of the world.<p>But few users expect that Facebook would change their News Feed in …

Follow Airbnb's journey from scrappy startup to $10B company (video)

After Airbnb raised its latest funding megaround, the company attained a massive $10 billion valuation. But the home-sharing startup faced plenty of obstacles on its path to success, as a new video and infographic from Funders and Founders remind us.<p>Airbnb still has plenty of challenges ahead of …

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> Read through …

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Is this procedure the first step toward genetic engineering?

A new piece in <i>The New York Times Magazine</i> looks at the growing controversy surrounding three-parent fertilization. The procedure introduces a donor's cytoplasm into the mother's egg, potentially adding a third parent's genetic data to the child, but effectively treating mitochondrial disorders and …

Facebook Manipulated User News Feeds To Create Emotional Responses

Facebook conducted a massive psychological experiment on 689,003 users, manipulating their news feeds to assess the effects on their emotions. The details of the experiment were published in an article entitled “Experimental Evidence Of Massive-Scale Emotional Contagion Through Social Networks” …

Serious Android crypto key theft vulnerability affects 10% of devices

Bug in Android KeyStore that leaks credentials fixed only in KitKat.<p>Researchers have warned of a vulnerability present on an estimated 10 percent of …

Clean storage: These scientists are making an organic, water-based battery for the power grid

Most batteries — whether they’re embedded in your iPhone or they’re plugged into the power grid somewhere — use some kind of metal to create the …

Unlike Google Glass, Android Wear probably won’t get iOS support

When Google(s goog) introduced Google Glass, the wearable display only worked with Android phones and tablets. It took some time, but last December …

9 Pieces Of Good Advice From Notorious Business People

Zac Bissonnette explores that irony in his new book, "Good Advice from Bad People," which includes some fascinating examples from the business world.<p>From infamous swindler Bernie Madoff's investing advice to leadership tips from Lehman Brothers CEO Richard Fuld, we've excerpted some of the …

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